Google will not include a charger with the Pixel 6, following Apple and Samsung

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9to5Google 17 August, 2021 - 02:12pm 41 views

The Google Pixel 6 won’t ship with a charger

Android Police 17 August, 2021 - 11:00am

Google says the 5A is the last Pixel phone to include a charging brick

The company says that most people already have a USB-C charging brick, so there’s no longer a need to include one with its phones. Apple and Samsung made similar arguments when they announced they would no longer be offering an in-box charger. That may be true, but it’s likely that the cost savings of not including a charger played a big role in those decisions.

One thing seems certain, though: with these three major phone manufacturers committed to removing the charger, smaller companies will have an easier time following suit and doing the same. While phone shoppers may feel like it’s a case of paying the same price and getting less, this is likely a reality that we’ll all have to make peace with, so hold your wall chargers tight.

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